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North Dakota Sailor Who Died at Pearl Harbor is Coming Home

A public memorial service will be held in Fessenden next Saturday

FESSENDEN, ND — A North Dakota sailor who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor is finally coming home. The remains of Gunners Mate 1st Class Arthur Neuenschwander are scheduled to arrive at the Fargo airport on Wednesday. A public memorial service will be held in Fessenden next Saturday. Neuenschwander was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was docked at…

New Sanford Health Hospital Hoping to Heal Through Art

Many of the pieces incorporate nature, joyful events or settings that resemble home

FARGO, ND — The newest Fargo Sanford Hospital is offering patients a new and creative method of healing. Local artists were chosen to display their work throughout the hospital to enhance the environment for patients, employees and visitors. Those artists along with donors and leaders of the project are touring the hospital and being honored for their work. Many of…

Volunteers Start Building a Home for an Injured Veteran in Moorhead

Volunteers for Homes for our Troops helped build a house for one veteran in need

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Volunteers in Moorhead are finding a way to give back to people who put their lives at risk. They began building a home for one man who came back a different person. Sacrificing a Saturday morning came easy for one group of volunteers. Especially when it’s for a man who was willing to sacrifice it all. “The…

Moorhead Man Who Fought to Keep Home Moves Out for Flood Protection

The house has a long standing history in his family

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A 50 year battle is over for a Fargo man who fought to keep his home along the Red River. Jim Papacek, 72, is moving out after accepting an offer from the city. In 2011, Papacek told KVRR the house’s history is too hard to leave behind. Homes are being removed in that area to build a…

Breckenridge Police Searching for BB Gun Vandals

Two homeowners woke up to find their windows were shot with a BB gun

  BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — Breckenridge Police are searching for the people responsible for a string of early morning vandalism. Two homeowners woke up to find their windows were shot with a BB gun. The houses are located on 11th Street North. Officers responded to the first home around 5:30 am and then discovered damage at the second home. The police…

Affordable Homes May Soon See a Resurgence in Moorhead

Twin homes in Minnesota no longer require the costly instillation of a sprinkler system

MOORHEAD, Minn. — New legislation signed by Governor Dayton means good news for twin homes in Moorhead. It was an issue which some builders say caused them to lose buyers to North Dakota. It’s a change which could save new home buyers in Moorhead up to $10,000. “You take $10,000 off, that might mean the difference between a sale and…

NDSU Housing Development Hits City Planning Snag

The current design stretches over the block's alley way

FARGO, N.D. — Homes are torn down to make way for a $23 million college student housing complex near NDSU. But a Fargo City Commission vote has caused construction to hit a snag. Just a few months ago, the 1600 block of 12th Street North, Fargo was lined with houses. The NDSU Foundation has been buying and renting out homes…

Man Wanted In Connection With Crookston Death In Custody

Forty-nine-year-old Eddie Markeith Frazier was taken into custody around 3 a.m., according to Bloomington Police.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A person of interest in the death of a Crookston woman is now in custody following a six-hour manhunt in Bloomington overnight. Forty-nine-year-old Eddie Markeith Frazier was taken into custody around 3 a.m., according to Bloomington Police. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Frazier is a person of interest in the murder of 48-year-old Tawnja Wallace….

Garfield, Minnesota Home Damaged in Fire

The garage and vehicle inside were both lost

GARFIELD, Minn. — Fire spreads from a garage into a house, causing extensive damage. It happened at 9170 Blue Jay Way Northwest in Garfield, Minnesota, west of Alexandria. Authorities say the fire consumed the upper floor of the house and caused extensive damage to the main and lower floors. The garage and vehicle inside were both lost. The fire is…

Ada Man Accused of Setting His House on Fire

Neighbors saw Grindahl leaving the home shortly before the fire was reported

  ADA, Minn. — An Ada man has been charged with setting fire to his house north of Ada. Ryan Grindahl, 31, is accused of setting the fire on March 31 after allowing fuel oil to leak from the tank in the basement. Neighbors saw Grindahl leaving the home shortly before the fire was reported. A deputy fire marshal concluded…